Angelica Kauffmann; A Biography Volume 285,

Angelica Kauffmann; A Biography Volume 285,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...gave me the manuscript, for which I thank you warmly. " For a long time I have been intending to write and thank you for the eight volumes 1 of your works which you sent me. I delayed ' Goethe presented her with a splendidly bound edition of all his works, " that she might renew her acquaintance with her native language." That she had forgotten how to spell in German is evident in her letters to him. because I feared you would say I wrote too often. Silence, too, is not forgetfulness. How could I forget a friend whom I honour so much as I do you, and shall ever continue ' to honour so long as I live? My industry is much as usual; but who is so industrious as you are? the research, and the writing itself is far more useful than mere handiwork. It is good to cultivate all knowledge, and who does that----does well. Continue to enjoy yourself in every way that can make you happy. I wish I could write to you of art or_ of artists or of any other agreeable subject. It had been my intention to make amends for my silence by a long letter, but the absence of my good friends makes me feel so sad, that I can only say that_I live and hope to live in your memory as you do in mine, where your remembrance will always and for ever be clear. for her Durchlaucht. In September we find her writing the following little note: --"An Madame Angelica. " Napel, den 7th September, 1789. " The love and friendship which I feel for you, dear Angelica, makes me confident that you will forgive my disturbing your occupations with this letter, but it is intolerahle to be so long without hearing from you. How is your health, my dear little woman P and are you always busy--always at your easel? Ah, come to Naples--come to us. Tell...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815211
  • 9781236815217